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Published: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 11:27 a.m. CDT

Newton Police

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• Tammy G. Baxter, 27, of Newton was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (second offense) at 10:46 p.m. Friday after her vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation in the 200 block of West Fourth Street North. Officers noted an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. She registered a blood alcohol level of .118. She was released to appear.

• Cody L. Duckworth, 20, of Des Moines was charged with driving with a suspended license after his vehicle was stopped at 11:41 p.m. Sept. 18 in the 200 block of E. Fourth St. N. for speeding. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Derek L. Gladson, 24, of Newton was arrested at 8:15 p.m. Sept. 17 at 715 E. Eighth St. N. on a Jasper County warrant for fifth-degree theft for allegedly stealing prescription medication from a female victim. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Brandon J. Haggard, 20, of Newton was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, possession of a prescription drug without a prescription, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after his vehicle was stopped at 2:20 a.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of East 12th Street South. A search of Haggard’s vehicle recovered clonazepam with no prescription, a pipe with marijuana residue and a baggie of marijuana. He was released to appear.

• Angela J. Henderson, 15, of Kellogg was charged Sept. 17 with operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent in connection with a missing vehicle reported at 9:11 a.m. Aug. 23. The vehicle had been taken from the 200 block of East 19th Street North and eventually was located in Des Moines. Henderson was located at the Jasper County Jail, where she remained.

• Alexander M. Hodge, 18, of Newton was arrested at 5:53 p.m. Wednesday at his residence at 334 E. 11th St. N. on a Jasper County warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Shelia A. Kelly, 48, of Des Moines was charged with driving with a revoked license after her vehicle was stopped for an inoperable brake light at 2:22 a.m. Thursday in the 700 block of Union Drive. She was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Thomas J. Odem, 32, of Newton was charged with serious domestic assault after officers were called to 210 E. 28th St. N. #201 in reference to an assault in progress. Odem allegedly bit the victim’s arm and kicked her in the stomach. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Jennifer A. Shaver, 41, of Kellogg, was charged with public intoxication Sept. 22 at 1:51 a.m. when she was observed stumbling in the 100 block of First Avenue East, Shaver refused sobriety maneuvers and was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Sharon K. Woods, 42, of Newton was charged with driving with a suspended license at 7:44 p.m. Saturday when she was observed failing to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of South Eighth Avenue East and East 12th Street South. She was released to appear.

Prairie City Police Department and Jasper County Sheriff’s Office

• On Aug. 31, the Prairie City Police Department, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa State Patrol conducted a joint traffic safety project in the Prairie City area to promote traffic safety during the Labor Day Weekend.

During the project law enforcement officers issued six citations for speeding, two citations for no seatbelt, one citation for failure to secure child, one citation for failure to obey stop sign and two citations for no insurance. Officers issued 30 warnings for speeding, four warnings for window tint, three warnings for registration violations, two warnings for insurance card, two warnings for seatbelt and six warnings for equipment violations.

Primary funding for this project was provided by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau. 

• On Aug. 18, the Prairie City Police Department and Jasper County Sheriff’s Office conducted a joint traffic safety project in the Prairie City area to promote traffic safety during the Iowa State Fair.

During the project law enforcement officers issued one citation for no insurance. Officers also contacted four individuals for possession of alcohol under age. Officers issued two warnings for speeding and nine warnings for other traffic violations.

Primary funding for this project was provided by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. It is the policy of the Newton Daily News to release the names of individuals charged with a crime who are 15 and older.

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